During the night of July 1 and early morning of July 2, 1987, an intense summer storm produced flooding on headwater streams of the Scioto, Sandusky, and Mohican River in north-central Ohio. The heaviest flooding and resulting flood damage occurred in a five-county area in the north-central part of the state. From 3 to nearby 6 inches of rain fell in less than 10 hours on rain-saturated soil, and produced flooding that resulted in more than $20 million in damages. Estimated peak discharged for several of the small streams affected ranged from 1 to 2 1/2 times the magnitude of the 50-year flood of these sites.
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Flood of July 1-2, 1987, in north-central Ohio
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